Cookie Policy - Spryker

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

We understand that your privacy is important to you and are committed to transparency about the technologies we use. This cookie policy explains how and why cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs and other similar technologies (collectively called “cookies and other tracking technologies”) can be stored on and retrieved from your device when you use or visit our website. This cookie policy should be read and understood together with our privacy policy.

By continuing to use our websites, you agree that we may store and access cookies and other tracking technologies as described in this cookie policy.

What are cookies and other tracking technologies?

A cookie is a small text file which, if you have agreed, can be stored and retrieved on your device when you visit our website. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small files on your device or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our website. In this way, our website can distinguish your device from those of other users on our website. The following information about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. Find more information at www.allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use our website cookies and other tracking technologies?

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to identify you and your interests, to store your preferences and to track your use of our website. We also use cookies and other tracking technologies to control access to certain content on our website, to protect the website and to process your requests to us.
In order to administer our website and for research purposes, we have commissioned third-party providers to track and analyze the usage and volume data of visitors to our website for statistical purposes. These third parties use persistent cookies that help us improve the user experience, manage our website content and analyze how users navigate and use our website.

First and Third Party Cookies

“First party cookies” are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. “Third party cookies” are cookies placed by another party through our website on your device. We may ask third parties to send emails to users who have provided their contact information. To help us measure and increase the effectiveness of our email messages and/or determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked, third party providers may place cookies on the devices of those users.
For more information about how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please see our Privacy Policy.

We use the following types of cookies:

Persistent Cookies: We use persistent cookies to improve your experience on our website. This includes documenting your acceptance of our cookie policy, which removes the cookie notice that first appears when you use the website.

Session Cookies: Session cookies are temporary files that are deleted from your device when you close your browser. We use session cookies to track internet usage as described above.
You can refuse to accept of browser cookies by activating the corresponding setting in your browser. However, if you choose this setting, you may not be able to access certain parts of our websites. If you have not set your browser to refuse to accept cookies, our system may create cookies when you visit our website using your browser.
The data collected by our website and/or cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be stored longer than necessary for the purposes mentioned above. In no case will such information be stored for more than one year.

Our cookies are used for the following purposes:

Mandatory/technical cookies
These cookies are required to enable the operation of our website so that you can access it as desired. These cookies allow us to recognize, for example, whether you are using the forms on our site or viewing video material. This also includes cookies that enable us to “remember” your previous activities within the respective browser session and to secure our website.

Analytic/performance cookies

These cookies are used by us or third parties to analyze how our website is used and whether the websites function properly. For example, these cookies track which pages are visited most frequently and from which locations our visitors access our pages. If you register for a newsletter or otherwise register on the websites, these cookies can be assigned to you.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to better understand how users interact with our website. In addition, this provider enables us to generate more aggregated background information on our website visitors in a completely anonymized form.

Hubspot: This provider allows us to better assess how users interact with our website. In addition, Hubspot helps us to conduct a better individualized customer discussion.

Functional cookies
These cookies enable us to operate our website according to the settings you have chosen. These cookies enable us to “remember” you the next time you visit our website. For example, we recognize your user name and save your individual settings for the website, e.g., text size, font, languages and other settings, and ensure that these individual adjustments are also available to you for future visits.

Third-party advertising

These cookies collect information about your activities on our and other websites in order to provide you with targeted advertising. We may also allow our third party providers to use cookies on the Websites for the same purposes described above, including to collect information about your online activity over time and on various Websites.
The third party providers that generate these cookies, such as:

– Google Adwords for customized playout of search engine ads
– Facebook for improved social networking
– Outbrain for displaying content on different news pages
– Quora & Reddit for targeted display of relevant content in discussion forums

have their own privacy policies and may use their cookies to provide you with targeted advertising on other websites based on your visit to our websites.

How can I refuse or revoke my consent regarding the use of cookies?

If you do not want cookies to be placed on your device, you can set your internet browser to refuse all or some cookies or to notify you when a cookie is placed on your device. For more information, see the “Help”, “Edit” or “Tools” section of your browser menu or visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you set your browser to block all cookies (including mandatory cookies), you may not be able to access or use all or certain parts or functions of our website.
If you want to remove stored cookies, you can manually delete cookies at any time. However, this does not prevent the site from placing additional cookies on your device unless you change the settings of your internet browser as described above.

Spryker Systems GmbH

Julie-Wolfthorn-Straße 1

10115 Berlin / Germany

As of May 22, 2018